• FAO next generation irrigation

    Next generation irrigation and water management for the Asia-Pacific

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UN FAO) is implementing the Next Generation Irrigation and Water Management for the Asia-Pacific Program (NextGen Program) under the auspice of the multilateral UN FAO-DFAT-AWP Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which was established in December 2017. The overarching program will modernise Asia’s irrigation systems and water management […]

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  • Out-scaling of Managed Aquifer Recharge and sustaining groundwater use through village-level intervention

    The Australian Water Partnership has provided support to Western Sydney University to refine and upscale the outputs of a groundwater project recently completed in India. The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) project, Managing Aquifer Recharge and Sustaining Groundwater Use through Village-level Intervention (MARVI), focused on training farmers in groundwater management in the Indian states […]

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  • Fact-finding in Australia’s Great Artesian Basin

    The Australian Water Partnership recently supported two hydrogeologists from Myanmar’s Irrigation and Water Utilization Management Department (IWUMD) to undergo a two-week training course on groundwater modelling followed by a fact-finding mission to the Great Artesian Basin to learn about successful artesian aquifer remediation works. Run by NPM Technical Pty Ltd (trading as HydroSimulations), in association […]

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  • Integrating Australian water tools to better manage water scarcity

    Australian Water Partnership (AWP) recently supported eWater, Geoscience Australia and the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) to explore opportunities to create new, enhanced capabilities for water management. The project integrated three separate tools which had not previously been connected: GA’s Open Data Cube technology (a ground-breaking way of cost-effectively storing, managing and processing large amounts […]

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  • Asia-Pacific water leaders visit Australia for Learning Week

    The International WaterCentre (IWC) has welcomed more than 30 participants from across the Asia-Pacific region for the Asia-Australia Learning Week 2019 (5–9 August), to discuss the role of decision support tools in water policy development, investment planning and the on-ground management of water resources. Learning Weeks are developed around specific themes and designed to stimulate […]

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  • South Australia’s global program inspires international leaders to advance circular economy

    Twenty-two international leaders, with strong representation from India, participated in Green Industries SA’s Global Leadership Program on the Circular Economy held in Adelaide from 22–26 July. Green Industries SA’s unique program provides experiential learning on sustainable water management and critical aspects of the circular economy and has been supported by funding from the Australian Water […]

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